Carl Raymond Ludwigson was born in Illinois on March 3, 1908, and passed into glory from Toccoa, GA, on December 15, 2004 at the age of 96 years, 9 months, and 12 days. He was a graduate of Moody Bible Institute and earned his B.A. in Biblical Education at Wheaton College. His Bachelor of Divinity and S.T.M. were taken from Chicago Lutheran School of Theology. His Ph.D. came from the University of Iowa in biblical studies.
Raymond was distinguished professor of biblical studies at Wheaton College for 24 years, including the period of 1944-49, and again from 1955-68. After his first wife died in the mid-1940s, he married Kathryn R. Miller, his former student, who had just graduated from Wheaton and was teaching Greek at the school. From 1949-55, Dr. Ludwigson served as President of Trinity Seminary and Bible College in Chicago (now TIU and TEDS in Deerfield, IL). He served in student and interim pastorates for 43 years and wrote The Gospel of the Old Testament, The Structure of the Book of Revelation, Notes on Prophecy, and A Survey of Bible Prophecy (Zondervan, 1973). Carl also taught biblical studies at Toccoa Falls College from 1977 until his second retirement in 1995.